Outsmarting Viktor Orbán and forcing him to leave EPP is indeed an important development - but not a game-changer in the short-term (Photo: Council of the European Union)

Orbán leaves EPP group - the beginning of a long endgame

The saga between the centre-right political family the European People's Party (EPP) and Hungary's Fidesz is one of the most captivating soap operas EU politics ever produced.

This season's finale may now be in touching distance, but it will not fundamentally change the ways how the EU addresses Hungary's onslaught on European values.

On Wednesday (3 March), the political group of the European People's Party in the European ...

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